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Available Now On ShopKnuckleheads.com The Three Stooges® Plush Toy Pillow Fighters® by Throwboy

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GLENDALE, CA – March 1, 2017 – C3 Entertainment, Inc. announced the addition of 
Throwboy, LLC as a licensee for The Three TTSPillowFightersStooges® brand for Throwboy’s popular Pillow Fighters®. Larry, Moe and Curly Pillow Fighters are now available on http://shopknuckleheads.com

“Throwboy’s character-driven Pillow Fighters featuring The Three Stooges is a fun and unique idea. They will appeal to Three Stooges fans, young and old!” says Ani Khachoian, C3’s Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising, and Distribution.

“I’m beyond thrilled to have Throwboy welcomed into The Three Stooges family,” said Throwboy Founder & CEO Roberto Hoyos. “We’re planning exciting plush toys combining our Pillow Fighters characters with The Three Stooges likeness that are ‘soitenly’ going to impress.”

Product information:

Have the ultimate pillow fight with these emoji-style, special edition Three Stooges Pillow Fighters®! Throw a monkey wrench with Curly, bust out of jail with Larry’s saw, and brain your friends with Moe’s hammer!

Special edition Pillow Fighters® The Three Stooges collection

Ultra-soft faux fur material, poly fiber filling, and satin stitch embroidery detail.

Premium quality and craftsmanship! Collect all 3!

Curly: 7 1/2″ (L) x 7 1/2″ (H)

Larry: 8″ (L) x 8.5″ (H)

Moe: 7 1/2″ (L) x 7 1/2” (H)

About C3 Entertainment, Inc:
C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a premier Entertainment and Media company engaged in motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world famous classic brands and personalities. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com.

About Throwboy:
Throwboy is a toy and entertainment company that specializes in plush products with new media and traditional licenses. It’s premium plush throw pillows inspired by pop culture have amassed a large and diverse fanbase of all ages.

The Throwboy brand is synonymous with unique, chic, high-end throw pillows made for self-expression. Started in 2007 as a one-man pillow factory in Seattle Washington USA, they became the home decor staple among the internet savvy with our trendy product line and high-quality craftsmanship. The idea for Throwboy formed after Roberto Hoyos hand-sewed seven pillows shaped like computer icons as a gift for his girlfriend. When photos of the pillows went viral online, causing Hoyos’ website to crash, a business opportunity was born. With a built-in audience, Throwboy took off and went on to define a new kind of throw pillow.

Throwboy built upon the original idea and continued to introduce more pillows inspired by digital lifestyle including the first Emoji Pillows. From there they expanded into multimedia with our Pillow Fighters® brand that includes apps, comics, stuffed figures and more. We now collaborate with select top brands for special edition Throwboy pillows and Pillow Fighters, while infusing their signature style into each collection. For more information, please visit www.throwboy.com.

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The Three Stooges characters, names and all related indicia are trademarks of C3 Entertainment, Inc.

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C3 Entertainment, Inc. and Polyslab Games Releases The Three Stooges® Mobile Trivia Game

C3 Entertainment, Press Releases, The Three Stooges, Uncategorized

GLENDALE, CA – January 31, 2017 – C3 Entertainment, Inc. announces the release of a new mobile trivia game set in the universe of The Three Stooges. The Three Stooges® Trivia, produced by Polyslab Games, is the third in a series of officially licensed Three Stooges mobile games currently available on iOS in the iTunes App Store and Android platforms including Google Play. http://www.threestooges.com/digital/

The Three Stooges® Trivia delivers a content-rich, high-quality experience with cross-platform leaderboards and online achievement. Gameplay utilizes real audio clips from the original Three Stooges shorts, artistic renderings of iconic imagery, and tons of Three Stooges music. 1,200 trivia questions in five categories of gameplay tests the player’s knowledge of The Three Stooges. Leaderboards allow the player to rank up and track their progress in each category. Players can try to beat their score or play against the whole world! A network connection is required.

Check out these other great The Three Stooges® games from Polyslab:

  •  The Three Stooges®: Zombie Defense – a classic tower defense game with Larry, Moe and Curly fighting hordes of Hollywood-inspired zombies.
  •  Match The Three Stooges® – A classic match-3 game. http://www.threestooges.com/digital/

“The Three Stooges are all about having fun,” says Ani Khachoian, Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising and Distribution for C3, “and Polyslab’s games are bringing many hours of enjoyment to Three Stooges fans and gaming enthusiasts worldwide.”

About C3 Entertainment, Inc.:
C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a diversified Entertainment and Media company engaged in 
motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide 
distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world famous classic brands and personalities. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com. For more Three Stooges apps and games visit www.ThreeStooges.com
About Polyslab Games: Polyslab Games is a Southern California-based mobile and console game development company. Polyslab principal, Brian Douglas is a former Treyarch Call of Duty: Black Ops series designer.

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The Three Stooges® is a registered trademark of C3 Entertainment, Inc.
The Three Stooges characters, names and all related indicia are trademarks of C3 Entertainment, Inc.
©2017 C3 Entertainment, Inc.

1415 Gardena Avenue, Glendale, California 91204 · Telephone 818.956.1337 · Facsimile 818.241.0122

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C3 Entertainment, Inc. Acquires Creation’s Patriotic and Military Film Library

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C3 has purchased over a thousand hours of historic military-themed titles from Creation Films.

C3 Entertainment, Inc. continues to grow the content and distribution segment of their business by acquiring the worldwide rights to one of the largest military film libraries. The patriotic programming from Creation Films adds to C3’s already robust library of comedy, historical, mystery and inspirational titles, and positions the company as a content leader.

Other recent C3 acquisitions and rights to distribute include the Gold Creek catalog of historical documentaries, the romantic comedy feature Love and Support, and the children’s animated educational series Rainbow Valley Fire Department.

The Creation Films Library covers the U.S. and worldwide military experience, and footage in the films features fighting forces and troops from every continent in the world. The library also contains hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with veterans and civilians from the First World War to the present. Some of The Civil War footage includes battle re-enactments with as many as 7,000 soldiers on the field at one time. Many recreated on the very fields where the original battles took place. The stock inventory used in the films ranges from Thomas Edison film shot in 1898 of the return of the Teddy Roosevelt’s “Rough Riders” from Cuba to modern footage shot during current conflicts.

We already have military and mystery titles that do very well on popular digital platforms and home entertainment,” says Ani Khachoian, C3’s Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising and Distribution. “When the opportunity to own Creation’s vast military catalog presented itself, it was a logical progression in our distribution strategy. The acquisition allows us to increase our efforts to exploit C3’s content across traditional and emerging platforms.

Creation Films owner Edward Feuerherd, added, “Many years of love and labor went into creating these films. The library is in good hands with the talented team at C3. Through their distribution and marketing expertise, they’ll get these remarkable films the audience they deserve.

As the brand-owner of The Three Stooges®, C3 also distributes several Three Stooges titles, including the recent nine-hour docu-series, Hey Moe! Hey Dad! which recently had its broadcast premiere on Decades TV. C3 co-produced the 2012 Three Stooges Movie with Twentieth Century Fox. The company has also produced multiple television specials.

New independent productions on the horizon for C3 are a new Three Stooges Movie and the upcoming family film, The Three Little Stooges.

Some of the title highlights of the new C3 Patriotic Library include:

Pearl Harbor: Attack on America (3, 60-minute episodes) The three-hour miniseries is an in-depth look at the December 7, 1941 Japanese surprise attack on the American military base at Pearl Harbor. The series gives a personal perspective from interviews of men and women who were there on that fateful December morning.

Brothers in Arms: True Stories of the 101st Airborne (3, 60-minute episodes) The Screaming Eagle story as told by the veterans World War II and Vietnam including exclusive home movie footage donated by the men of the 101st.

Chesty Puller: The Marine’s Marine A sixty-minute look at one of the most well-known and respected Marines in U.S. Military history. The film is narrated by Dale Dye who spent two decades in the U.S. Marine Corps and has lent his expertise to films such as Platoon, Saving Private Ryan, and Band of Brothers.

The Complete Civil War (10, 60-minute episodes) Beyond a textbook look at the America’s greatest internal crisis, the series uses masterfully crafted battlefield re-enactments taking the viewer on the battlefield to experience the soldier’s point of view.

Dateline: World War II (80, 30-minute episodes) A comprehensive look at all of the major events that comprised the Second World War.

No Man’s Land: Life and Death in The Trenches (5, 60-minute episodes) Some of the bloodiest battles in history were fought in “No Man’s Land,” 500 miles of trenches in a brutal stalemate between the warring armies of the First World War.

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Celebrity Artist Motor Marc Showcasing in Dhabi at Big Boys Toys Show

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Internationally known, celebrity artist Motor Marc Lacourciere will be showcasing his high-performance motor vehicle and music legend fine art at the Big Boys Toys Show (Booth N09 ) in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center on 23-26th of November 2016.

In addition to a diverse body of existing artwork, Motor Marc will unveil two never-before-seen works at the exhibition.

One lavish work by Motor Marc will be unveiled by His Royal Highness during a special event (insert date, time, and place). The work is in the process of being registered with Guinness World Records as one of the most expensive automotive works of art ever created. The collectible series featuring jewel encrusted luxury automobiles could fetch well over ten million dollars.

Another new work to be unveiled at the event is entitled “Blazing Sunset.” The painting is an elaborate landscape using the themes of objectivity vs. fantasy to examine the relationships between science, architecture, and lifestyle within the environment of Formula 1® racing.

Over 30 items will be available for purchase at Motor Marc’s Big Boys Toys Gallery. Just some of the art available will include a rare Barrett-Jackson automotive celebrity signed canvas, a tribute painting of Caroll Shelby, original art from Discovery television shows, American Chopper and American Hot Rod, a High Seas/Royal Caribbean fantasy painting, The World’s Greatest Supercars, and Fender Guitar Legends. In addition, a limited edition set of collaborative automobile and motorcycle art from his current MFA series, and one-of-a-kind canvas signed limited edition prints.

Meet and greet this innovative artist by visiting Motor Marc Lacourciere’s Gallery in Booth N09.

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C3 Entertainment, Inc. Licenses Artist Motor Marc Lacourciere To Urban Spirits Clothing For Apparel And Towels

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C3 Entertainment, Inc. announced a worldwide license to Urban Spirits Clothing for a line of Motor Marc Lacourciere towels, men’s and women’s t-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, leggings, button-ups, and hats. Motor Marc’s original fantasy art will be the primary images appearing on the product line.

Motor Marc is an internationally known artist, recognized for his extraordinary works including fantasy art, classic cars, motorcycles, and music fine art. His art has been featured on ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, and Speed TV. He has recently completed large-scale commemorative works for The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, the 50th Anniversary of Team Penske, and the Mount Rushmore Society.

“Urban Spirit Clothing has successfully created distinctive, quality, graphic apparel that are wearable works of art,” said Ani Khachoian, Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising, and Distribution for C3. “Motor Marc’s original fantasy/boudoir series is the perfect progression for both the artist and clothier. The towels will be a new venture for Urban Spirit and is the perfect canvas for Motor Marc’s art.”

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Urban Spirit’s, Henrik Arzoomanians is excited to partner with C3 and Motor Marc. “We look forward to working with C3 and Motor Marc Lacourciere to bring his art to the apparel and home goods market. What caught our eye about his work is the incredible detail in the images and the volume of graphics available to us.”

About C3 Entertainment, Inc:

C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a diversified Entertainment and Media company engaged in motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world famous classic brands and personalities. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com.

About Urban Spirits: Urban Spirit offers the newest in clothing and in graphics. Their goal is to create clothing to capture your inner urban spirit. Urban Spirit products are currently available online and in stores throughout the United States an has a growing presence in the worldwide market with merchandise available in Japan and Nigeria. http://urbanspiritclothing.com/

 

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Ritchie Valens’ Image Reborn With New Licensing Deal

C3 Entertainment, Press Releases, Ritchie Valens, The Big Bopper, Winter Dance Party

 

Billboard – 8/26/2016 by  –

Valens’ branded La Bamba Cola, limited edition guitars and video games part of merchandising strategy to bring Latino rock-n-roll pioneer to young audiences

La Bamba Cola, on-line video games and limited-edition guitars are some of the products planned to bring revive the popularity of Ritchie Valens. The new licensing and merchandising deal by Southern California-based C3 Entertainment marks the first time that the image of the teenage Latino rock pioneer — who died with Buddy Holly in a 1959 plane crash — will be promoted through an official licensing initiative sanctioned by Valens’ family.

“More than a retro endeavor, the multicultural aspect of Valens’ licensing program is pivotal,” Ani Khachoian, C3 Entertainment’s Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising and Distribution, told Billboard via email. “We want to make sure every fan has the opportunity to rediscover this rock ’n’ roll icon, and that we introduce Valens to new audiences. He was a talented, positive young man, who worked hard. It’s a wonderful legacy for young people.”

C3 also represents the legacy of The Big Bopper, who died in the snowy crash with Valens and Holly while on their Winter Dance Party tour. In addition, C3 created the licensing program for John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party, a current touring tribute show featuring Mueller — who starred in The Buddy Holly Story stage musical — performing as Holly, with other artists paying homage to Valens and the Big Bopper.

Valens, best known for his hit “La Bamba,” signed to Del-Fi Records in 1958 and recorded two albums, releasing singles that included “Donna,” which reached no. 2 on the Billboard pop chart. The 1978 movie La Bamba, starring Lou Diamond Phillips with music performed by Los Lobos, brought Valens’ story to new audiences; the soundtrack album sold 2 million copies in the United States.

C3’s Khachoian says that a La Bamba Cola beverage is set to be manufactured and distributed by the Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shops chain. Online games, clothing and collectibles are also in the works. “We’re passionate about securing limited-edition guitars – Valens played several different models of guitars,” Khachoian adds. “We are also positioning him for advertising and live events.”

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C3 Entertainment To Represent Rock ’n’ Roll Legend Ritchie Valens For Licensing & Merchandising

C3 Entertainment, Press Releases

GLENDALE, CA – August 8, 2016 – C3 Entertainment, Inc. announced a new license to represent Rock ’n’ Roll legend Ritchie Valens for licensing & merchandising. Valens made history as rock music’s first Latino star with popular songs such as “La Bamba” and “Donna.”

The famous singer, songwriter, and guitarist joins fellow artist, The Big Bopper on the C3 roster. The license is with Hi-Tone Five Corp representing the Ritchie Valens estate.

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Credited with being the forefather of the Chicano rock movement, Valens was one of the original pioneers of Rock ’n’ Roll. His revolutionary household classic, “La Bamba,” fused elements of a traditional Mexican folk tune with rock ’n’ roll.

Valens began recording for Del-Fi Records in 1958. In a career spanning only eight months, he recorded three albums of over 30 songs and released nine singles including five chart-toppers with “Donna” peaking at #2 on the Billboard pop chart in 1958.

Since his untimely death at the age of 17, his music has gained in popularity and influenced generations of musicians. Jimi Hendrix and Carlos Santana are both cited as influenced by Valens’ guitar playing. Artists from Led Zeppelin to Los Lobos have recorded his music.

Valens was inducted into the Rock ’n’ Roll Hall of Fame in 2001, is remembered with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and a U.S. Postage Stamp.

Ani Khachoian, C3’s Executive Vice President of Licensing & Consumer Products said, “Ritchie Valens is a legendary artist that still resonates today. We are honored to add this classic brand to the C3 roster and explore new opportunities to share Valens’ legacy with his loyal audience as well as a new generation of fans.”

Ritchie Valens along with legendary musicians Buddy Holly and The Big Bopper died in a tragic plane crash on February 3, 1959, during their Winter Dance Party tour; a day referred to as ‘the day the music died’.

About C3 Entertainment, Inc: C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a diversified Entertainment and Media company engaged in motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world famous classic brands and personalities. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com.

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C3 Entertainment, Inc. Licenses The Three Stooges® (Los Tres Chiflados®) to Argentinian Clothier MAG

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TSHeadsLogo-copyGLENDALE, CA – July 26, 2016 – C3 Entertainment, Inc. announced a license to International licensee based in Argentina, MAG, for a line of Three Stooges (Los Tres Chiflados) themed t-shirts and boxer shorts. The products are expected to be available in the Argentinian market in the fall of 2016 and will be distributed by mass market retailers Walmart, Carrefour, and La Anonima.

“The Three Stooges have a large and enthusiastic fanbase in South America,” said Ani Khachoian, Executive Vice President of Licensing, Merchandising and Distribution for C3. “We are thrilled that The Three Stooges boxers and t-shirts will be available in the Argentinian market.”

A spokesperson for MAG stated, ”We at MAG are always offering new and original concepts taking into account the constant challenges of the current markets. We believe the collection will have a good reception at retailers and consumers, especially by the Argentinian Three Stooges’ fans.”

Buenos Aires-based International Merchandising Consultants (IMC), paired the deal with C3 and MAG.

About C3 Entertainment, Inc: C3 Entertainment, Inc. is a diversified Entertainment and Media company engaged in
motion picture, television, digital and home entertainment production and worldwide
distribution, as well as licensing and brand management of world famous classic brands and personalities. For more information, please visit www.c3entertainment.com.

About MAG: MAG is a young player in the mass fashion market. A leading Argentinian company in clothing, MAG is well positioned at big and mass retailers, mainly at Walmart. This licensee always makes sure to know the needs of their target audiences so every season they offer new properties in each new collection, such as The Simpsons, Looney Tunes, FCBarcelona, and Manchester City.

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Contact: Andrea DeLesDernier

(818) 956-1337 Ext 217

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Michael Grandinetti Levitates An Unsuspecting Audience Member In The Hit Series “Masters of Illusion”On The CW, June 10 At 8/7 pm Central

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

MICHAEL GRANDINETTI LEVITATES AN UNSUSPECTING AUDIENCE MEMBER

IN THE HIT SERIES MASTERS OF ILLUSION ON THE CW, JUNE 10 At 8/7 pm Central

LOS ANGELES, CA – June 9, 2016 – Taking a classic of magic to new heights, on his next appearance on the hit TV series Masters of Illusion (June 10 at 8:00pm on The CW) Michael Grandinetti will attempt to levitate a randomly selected audience member in the center of the stage, under bright lights, and while the camera moves completely around the performance.  This is definitely a performance you won’t want to miss!

Recently named by Entertainment Weekly as “A great magician who can truly communicate with a TV audience” and “A fan favorite…with charisma and an easy rapport with an audience” by Hidden Remote, Michael stunned audiences in the show’s premiere when he performed a grand illusion in the center of the audience.  In case you missed it, here is a video of that appearance.

Michael recently returned from performing as the featured entertainment for “Magic Night” at Dr. Pepper Stadium in Dallas, a special performance for an international audience at San Francisco’s City Hall, and a filming for CNBC’s Make It series, profiling individuals who have achieved success in challenging industries, in which he levitated a lady in center of Hollywood’s famed Magic Castle.

Masters of Illusion is produced by Associated Television International, with executive producers David McKenzie (The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, Marie), Al Schwartz (The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The Golden Globe Awards 2013 & 2014, The Gulf is Back), Gay Blackstone (The World Magic Awards 2007-2009) and David Martin (Marie), along with co-executive producers Justin Pierce (The Rocky Saga: Going the Distance) and Jim Romanovich (Inside Story: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off).  Sony Pictures Television handles the show’s international distribution.

Visit: http://www.michaelgrandinetti.com

Michael Grandinetti’s “Magic In The Audience” – Masters of Illusion Premiere 5-20-16